On the contrary: Smarter than conventional stock market wisdom?  [LINK]
(World Scientific) This book examines the nature of the stock market and its implications for corporate management, and provides an incisive approach to core issues in finance. The authors' critical and scholarly look at the subject is presented in this book in a light-hearted style does not undermine the serious impact that the thoughtful insights has raised. Instead, it that allows experts and s... [Read More]
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Cornell's Center for Materials Research's NSF funding extended, increased  [LINK]
(Cornell University) The Cornell Center for Materials Research - which through research and education is enhancing national capabilities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and materials research at all levels -- has been has been granted $23.2 million for the next six years from the National Science Foundation. [Read More]
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UTA study finds public-private partnerships key to making telemedicine sustainable  [LINK]
(University of Texas at Arlington) RadhaKanta Mahapatra, a professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management in the UTA College of Business, conducted the study, A Collaborative Approach to Creating ICT-based Sustainable Development, which was published as part of the Americas Conference on Information Systems' proceedings earlier this year. ICT is Information and Commun... [Read More]
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USDA announces funding for nutrition incentive programs  [LINK]
(National Institute of Food and Agriculture ) The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $21 million to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants increase their purchases of fruits and vegetables by providing incentives at the point of purchase. The funding comes from the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (... [Read More]
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Interested in Auditory/Hearing Research?  [LINK]
The Gerber Auditory Committee is hosting a lunch on Oct. 4 from noon-1 p.m. in the Covo Lounge at 621 Skytop Rd. for faculty who are interested in auditory/hearing research. The purpose is to bring together faculty across campus who have diverse but intersecting interests related to auditory research and to explore potential collaborations. Please email Beth Prieve, Chair of the Gerber Auditory Co... [Read More]
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Ottawa must improve research funding or risk losing innovation race  [LINK]
Ottawa must improve research funding or risk losing innovation race The Globe and Mail published an op-ed co-written by Santa Ono, the president and vice-chancellor of UBC, about the need for research funding in Canada. Read more.... [Read More]
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Campus Tip: Food Hacks  [LINK]
Many of UBC’s food outlets offer deals and you can also order ahead to skip the line. Find out how in the “Food Hacks” edition of Campus Tips. [Read More]
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Kaya Oakes to Present Borgognoni Lecture Oct. 9  [LINK]
People under 50 increasingly distrust institutions and “don’t like the ways in which politics and religion get tied together,” says Kaya Oakes, an author, journalist and writing teacher at the University of California, Berkeley. She will deliver the Joseph and Amelia Borgognoni Lecture in Catholic Theology and Religion in Society on Monday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. in Maxwell Auditorium... [Read More]
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STEM Publishers and Products Showcase  [LINK]
Join the Syracuse University Libraries on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a showcase of resources from STEM collections. Representatives from each of the following publishers and products will be available in the Life Sciences Complex atrium to provide demonstrations and answer questions. ACS Publications—journals from the American Chemical Society ASTM—standards and journa... [Read More]
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Finding Common Ground  [LINK]
The following is the second installment of a four-part series about humanities research at Syracuse University. The first installment looked at the value and importance of such work. This one provides snapshots of individual student research. Emma Ettinger ’17 is a self-professed “Shakespeare nerd.” Before graduating in May, she produced a seven-woman play, adapted fro.... [Read More]
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Blackstone LaunchPad Offers Two-Part Series, the Funding Roadmap  [LINK]
The Blackstone LaunchPad is joining The Syracuse Innovation Connectors to present a two-part series, The Funding Roadmap, on startup and growth capital. The workshops will be presented on Tuesday, Sept. 26, and Monday, Oct. 2. Explore funding opportunities from startup to acceleration stages with experts who can introduce you to various funding resources, loan programs offered by the U.S... [Read More]
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Applications Open for Global Student Entrepreneur Award  [LINK]
Oct. 25 is the deadline to apply for the 2018 Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier global competition for student entrepreneurs who actively run a business. Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a private peer-to-peer group, is composed of over 12,000 of the world’s most influential entrepreneurs. Nominees for the awards... [Read More]
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Michael Frasciello, Longtime Advocate for Continuous Learning, Appointed Dean of University College  [LINK]
Michael Frasciello Michael Frasciello, a respected leader and longtime advocate for continuous learning who was appointed interim dean of University College in January, has been named as the new dean of the college. The appointment, which was recently approved by the Board of Trustees, is effective immediately. “Michael is committed to the value and importance of distance, online and part-ti... [Read More]
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UBC’s SIERA program is an infrastructure research oasis  [LINK]
Journal of Commerce reported on work by Mohammed Farooq, a UBC PhD candidate in the civil engineering department. He has been testing ways to optimize the composition of fibre-reinforced polymer. [Read More]
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UBC officially opens National Soccer Development Centre  [LINK]
Date/Time: Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, 10 a.m. Location/Map: 3065 Wesbrook Mall Map: http://bit.ly/2xsQ8Hs Parking: Thunderbird Parkade, 6085 Thunderbird Blvd. Map: http://bit.ly/2xtGlke (Please display media credentials on your vehicle dashboard.) Event details: UBC President Santa Ono, Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Multiculturalism Ravi Kahlon and Vancouver Whitecaps FC president Bob Lenard.... [Read More]
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Nuclear experts head to China to test experimental reactors  [LINK]
M. V. Ramana, a professor at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues, was quoted in a Bloomberg story about nuclear power testing in China. Ramana said “the outlook for nuclear power is brighter there than anywhere else in the world.” The story also appeared in the Washington Post.... [Read More]
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UBC Mexican Student Association acts fast after earthquake  [LINK]
CBC reported on earthquake fundraising efforts by the UBC Mexican Student Association. The student group is encouraging people to donate to organizations like the Red Cross and will also accept in-person cash donations.... [Read More]
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Realtor suspended, fined for attempted shadow flip of home  [LINK]
Thomas Davidoff, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, spoke to CTV about a recent case of shadow flipping in the local real estate market. He said in the current hot market “that’s when unethical realtors have the opportunity to pull some kind of shenanigans like the ones we see in this case.”... [Read More]
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The globalization of work  [LINK]
Roundhouse Radio interviewed Jan Bena, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the globalization of work. Bena discussed how limiting offshore labour may not be beneficial for job creation in the U.S. [Read More]
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Developments in trade between Canada and U.K.  [LINK]
Kurt Huebner, a UBC professor of European studies, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio. He discussed possible future trade agreements between Canada and the United Kingdom. [Read More]
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Considering options for U.S.-North Korea relations  [LINK]
Stanford scholars Gi-Wook Shin and Michael R. Auslin discuss options for the United States as it contends with North Korea’s nuclear aspirations. [Read More]
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Community Partnership Awards honor three service programs  [LINK]
Award winners are selected based on their initiative, leadership and involvement in projects that embody the spirit of genuine partnership and benefit the overall community. [Read More]
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Stanford scholar highlights craft, thinking in soul and dance music  [LINK]
Charles Kronengold’s research fills a void in scholarship on genres like soul, funk and disco and artists like Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind and Fire. [Read More]
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